Kristi Nixon

05/19/2015 - 2:28pm
NORTHWOOD – It could be discouraging leading the way for most of a distance race only to be passed in the final lap. But don’t tell that to AGWSR’s Bethany Lippert, a sophomore who likes being the front-runner, win or lose. And the Cougars’ distance specialist used it to her advantage, qualifying for the Class 1A state meet in both the 1,500, 3000 and running the anchor on...
05/06/2015 - 11:09am
HAMPTON – Survival of the fittest. When Hampton-Dumont’s Edgar Romo was warming up for his No. 3 singles tennis match against Ben Stanish of South Hardin on Monday, April 27, the two were comparing notes on who was less fit. Even though Edgar Romo is a two-sport athlete this Spring, also competing for coach Steve Winsor’s CAL/H-D...
05/06/2015 - 11:05am
LATIMER – Class 1A No. 7 Gladbrook-Reinbeck/North Tama came out aggressive in an eventual 7-1 boys soccer win over the CAL/H-D/B-K Cadets on Tuesday, April 28. The Rebels scored five first-half goals, three in the first 15 minutes of play, and often left Cadet goalkeeper Juan Trinidad sprawling on the ground. At one point in the match, time...
05/06/2015 - 11:00am
SHEFFIELD – Even though the conditions were the best yet for the West Fork boys’ golf team, the Warhawks didn’t have their best of days, finishing four strokes back of Nashua-Plainfield on Thursday, April 30. Coach Doug Sheriff’s team shot 186, two days after recording a 169 at Ridge Stone Golf Course. Preston Larson was...
04/28/2015 - 3:14pm
DES MOINES – Clay Meinders of AGWSR knows his competition well. Twice he has been defeated by Lisbon’s Keegan Tritle in the Class 1A state shot put competition. And Meinders was facing the same situation in the finals of the Drake Relays on Thursday, April 23. This time, however, on a rules violation by Tritle, Meinders gained the...
04/28/2015 - 3:10pm
HAMPTON – Baseball was an easy choice for Hampton-Dumont’s Brandon Westendorf. The senior outfielder for the Bulldogs knew he wanted to continue to play along with his studies and NAIA school Northwestern College in Orange City was the right fit. “More or less, just the college that fit well,” Westendorf said on making the...
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